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Meaning of “show sb the door” in the English Dictionary

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show sb the door

to make it ​obvious that you do not ​want someone to be ​present and that they should ​leave: When I told my ​bank that I ​wanted to ​borrow $100,000 they ​showed me the ​door.
(Definition of show sb the door from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “show sb the door”
in Chinese (Simplified) 赶走某人, 请某人离开, 给某人下逐客令…
in Chinese (Traditional) 趕走某人, 請某人離開, 給某人下逐客令…
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